Sep 17, 2010 4:00am EDT
was the victim of an acid attack now admits that it was self-inflicted. >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals the world's smallest cow. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today, we begin with finally nearing the end. after five long months, crews in the gulf of mexico have taken a major step toward permanently plugging up the blownout well behind the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history. for more on that, we go to kristin dahlgren, live in louisiana with more. ood morning. >> good morning to you, lynn. day 150 and that relief well that they started drilling shortly after this a started has finally intersected with the mccondo well some 2 1/2 miles below the floor of the gulf. admiral thad allen said that the two wells were connected and that the next step was to pump mud and cement down into that well to permanely seal it off. obviously, great news for people in this area, but really just one step in their recovery. oil ctinues to wash ashore. and this
Sep 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. thank you. >>> do you like reading interesting stuff? how about the 2011 guinness book of world records? you will see some really fascinating stuff in there like this. that is a cow. call him dexter. he lives in england. he is 33 inches long. part of the newest set of strange animal facts compile in the latest edition. other animals who made this edition include a python. 24 et long. and then there is fluffy. lives at the columbus zoo. a peek knees in texas. the longest measured tongue of any dog. then this dog, anastasia, a terrier who managed to pop 100 balloons in less than 45 seconds. that made the guinness book of world records. susan kidd has one of them. my dog cannot do that but i don't want him to. >> good night. come back. >>> on our broadcast here tonight, hard times. here
Sep 20, 2010 5:00pm EDT
a trillion for cops to follow. a new twist on underwater sports. and the guinness book of world records name the tallest man and the shortest woman in the world. all stories that make you say what? police in electilexington, kent didn't to have look far for the robber suspect. he left a trail of coins in his tracks. two men health up a restaurant as the thi man stood outside as a lokout. when they left they dropped coins out of the register. officers followed the trail and found one of the robbers hiding. police are now searching for the other two. >>> a siberian divers club is celebrating the end of their diving season with an unusual competition. take a look. an underwater cyclingnd skiing race. this contest took place close to the shore of a make where the water was just ten feet deep. divers were divided into two team. one was on bikes, another on skis. they look like they were having fun. not being too success envelop either endeavour. the world's tallest man met the shortest woman. th are latest edition to the record books. the 28-year-old man stands at 8'3". he is still growing, folks
Sep 20, 2010 11:00am EDT
, a meeting between two guinness world recor holders turns into one of the ranger photo-ops ever. the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the world's shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly, both record holders are from turkey. the two met at the launch of the latest edition of the guinss book. two very different people with a lot in common. >>> and that's "news 4 midday." thank you for joining us this morning. be sure to come back and join news 4 beginning at 4:00, 5:00, d 6:00 later today for the latest on this day's news. >>> we'll be back tomorrow morning at 11:00 with "news 4 idday." until then, have a great day and we'll see you later ts afternoon. activia is better than ever! isn't this the yogurt hey, you guys. want to try'? that, you know... helps regulate your digestive system. helpooh, i think i'll pass. no, no, no! trust me. it is beyond tasty. mmm! wow! i can't believe it, i love it! mmm, this iseally od! new best tasting activia ever! ♪ activia now you can join the fight against breast cancer every time you enjoy an activia. give hope with every cup of activia.